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World Social Security Forum in Brussels: "Protecting people in a changing world"

Brussels, 14 October 2019
The World Social Security Forum takes place in Brussels from 14 to 18 October 2019. The event welcomes 1,300 experts from more than 150 countries to share their innovative visions in confronting the main global challenges for social security. Leading Belgian experts will also shed light on new strategies aimed at strengthening social protection in our country.

Read on - 11/10/2019 17:50

Insurers are not allowed to discriminate against transgender people

Brussels, 27.10.2016 – Madam X. was born male and underwent sex reassignment surgery in 1997. Since then she has gone through life as a woman without any problems, until she wanted to take out hospitalisation insurance. The insurance company only wanted to agree to taking out an insurance policy with her if there was a specific exclusion in the policy that related to her trans identity. The judge in the first instance ruled that this condition discriminates against transgender people.

Read on - 26/10/2016 14:46

Belgian FPS Social Security exchanges best practices with Chinese Department of Employment and Income Distribution

The International Cooperation department (BELINCOSOC) of the Belgian Federal Public Service for Social Security welcomes high level Chinese delegates for the second time. Both organisations will be sharing experiences and best practices with regards to income inequality, the labour market and social security in financially precarious times. Each theme will be looked at from a Belgian and European perspective, with close attention to the Chinese context.

Read on - 31/08/2016 09:25

Invitation to conference: Towards a Social Protection for All

Monday 27th April – Brussels - from 8:30 am to 17:45 pm
Finance Tower - Pacheco Auditorium
Entrance: Boulevard Pacheco 13
1000 Brussels
(metro Botanique)

Read on - 22/04/2015 14:42

And you? Which social jacket do you want?

At a time that everyone has questions about the future of our social protection, FULL SOCIAL JACKET proposes a new way to find answers: it wants to take the pulse with regard to pensions, health care reimbursements, re-employment, … by means of a documentary film and gives the floor to everyone: those who work on social protection from day to day as well as those who have questions about the future of social protection. FULL SOCIAL JACKET is a web documentary launched by a public service: an absolute première!

Read on - 04/12/2013 12:56